[DWJ] corporal punishment

Sally Odgers sally at sallyodgers.com
Wed Mar 9 18:29:03 EST 2011

My dad said he was caned often at school on the grounds that if he 
hadn't done something today he would have done something yesterday. He 
doesn't seem to have resented this at all. He says it was just part of 
school. He was a bright pupil and duxed the school twice. 

Sally Odgers

> classics, I want to give examples in a class and show how corporal
> punishment was so prevalent that it was almost taken for granted, unless it
> was unusually cruel. Nowadays beating children at school is illegal in so
> many countries in the west, we'd be horrified if we heard it happened in our
> childrens' schools. Philip and Helen, thanks for the ObDWJ's!!
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 8:45 PM, Helen Schinske <hschinske at aol.com> wrote:

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